Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 165 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 23.74% 26.70% 14.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.27% 30.61% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 145 19
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.86% +7.79% -23.95%
10th Percentile £273 £377 £250
90th Percentile £495 £460 £419
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £415 £385
% change year-on-year +3.86% +7.79% -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £17.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £17.00

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 283 539 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 83.98% 87.22% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 444 97
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £275 £314 £163
90th Percentile £525 £500 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 19
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +7.69% -59.38%
10th Percentile £13.09 £13.57 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £15.45 £18.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +96.43% +3.70% -57.81%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +7 79 £431 +3.73% 49
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 41 (51.25%) SQL
2 33 (41.25%) Finance
3 31 (38.75%) Banking
4 27 (33.75%) Java
5 26 (32.50%) Oracle
6 25 (31.25%) .NET
7 23 (28.75%) C#
7 23 (28.75%) Test Automation
8 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
9 21 (26.25%) MVC
10 17 (21.25%) WPF
11 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
13 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
13 13 (16.25%) Selenium
13 13 (16.25%) JIRA
13 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
13 13 (16.25%) SOA
14 12 (15.00%) Python
14 12 (15.00%) DB2
14 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
14 12 (15.00%) Degree
14 12 (15.00%) TDD
14 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
14 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (13.75%) Spring
16 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.00%) DB2
2 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.75%) Big Data
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL
9 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.25%) OLTP
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) JIRA
1 13 (16.25%) Selenium
2 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.50%) Grunt
5 5 (6.25%) Bower
5 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 5 (6.25%) JUnit
6 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.50%) Maven
8 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.25%) gulp
9 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Advertising
4 4 (5.00%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (62.50%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) .NET Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Tester
5 7 (8.75%) Talend Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.00%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (5.00%) EPiServer Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.25%) WPF
4 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.75%) Spring
7 9 (11.25%) REST
7 9 (11.25%) WCF
8 8 (10.00%) CSS
8 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (10.00%) JMS
9 6 (7.50%) Spring Batch
9 6 (7.50%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.50%) Spring Integration
10 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.25%) JSP
10 5 (6.25%) RESTful
10 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.25%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.75%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.50%) Derivative
7 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) Blog
8 1 (1.25%) Equities
8 1 (1.25%) Podcast
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Test Automation
2 21 (26.25%) MVC
3 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
3 13 (16.25%) SOA
4 12 (15.00%) TDD
5 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
6 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) ETL
8 5 (6.25%) Microservices
8 5 (6.25%) OO
9 4 (5.00%) DevOps
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) C#
4 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.00%) Python
6 10 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.75%) Korn
8 5 (6.25%) Java 8
8 5 (6.25%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Talend
4 3 (3.75%) Google
4 3 (3.75%) TIBCO